Children and Turtles Used for Nuclear Grooming

The nuclear industry’s latest publicity stunt carried out on 17th September is worthy of Goebbels. The Moorside Mafia: NuGen (Toshiba and Engie) invited local schoolchildren on a “community beach clean at Seascale Beach in a bid to create a better environment for marine wildlife – including Myrtle, the company’s famous adopted leatherback turtle” The leatherback turtle …

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Radioactive Beached Art at St Bees: Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

On Friday, the day before our protest sand drawing at St Bees I rang up Sellafield to let them know that after the demo we would be dropping off our soiled gloves and protective clothing at the Main Gate as potential radioactive waste. I got through to a lass in Workington who put me through to …

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Call for Warning Signs on Cumbrian Beaches

Nuclear Free Local Authorities  calls on Public Health England and the Environment Agency to fully investigate new radioactive particles found on beaches close to Sellafield The Nuclear Free Local Authorities (NFLA) calls today on public health bodies to investigate and analyse further recent deposits of radioactive particles found on beaches close to Sellafield. It also calls …

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Truth About Clean Beaches

  Letter in the North West Evening Mail..... TRUTH ABOUT CLEAN BEACHES Holiday time! Beach towels, buckets and spades and children are being gathered up to take along to the beach. Which beach? There is loads of choice in Cumbria, which boasts some of the most beautiful coastlines in the UK. Maybe one of the award-winning …

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Just found a radioactive particle? Must be a Good Beach!

The Marine Conservation Society and Keep Britain Tidy have  awarded West Cumbrian beaches Good Beach status. Neither of these bodies take radioactive pollution into account when awarding Clean and Good Beach status. On St Bees alone over 70 particles including alpha particles have been found and retrieved up to 2011. Despite this the monitoring and retrieval has …

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MOD Forced to Publish report on Dangerous Scottish Beach while Sandcastles are made on MORE Dangerous Cumbrian Beaches

  On wednesday The Guardian reported that "The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been forced to abandon attempts to block a report by government advisers warning that radioactive contamination of military sites across the UK could pose a risk to public health". The report by the Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment …

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Radioactive Beached Art this Saturday

    Radiation Free Lakeland will be at Cumbria Wildlife Trust's 'Beached Art' event to hand out leaflets and place over 40 'radioactive' pebbles on the beach. The 'radioactive' pebbles will symbolise the increasing numbers of radioactive particles brought onto St Bees beach with every tide as a result of historic discharges and also the increased …

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DEER AND CHILDREN – SELLAFIELD’s SACRIFICIAL CANARIES?

  DEER AND CHILDREN -  SELLAFIELD's SACRIFICIAL CANARIES? Radiation Free Lakeland have just learned that one of the options for the Sellafield Deer trapped within the newly enlarged security fences is to retain the deer on site as: “excellent bio-indicators and sentinels of environmental contamination. Because of their extremely rapid and efficient deposition of minerals in …

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Lies of Our Times – High Level Omissions by Anna Mayo

This is an article from the 1994 issue of Lies of Our Times - the nuclear lies have continued and are accelerating .... this article exposes the same old lies told in 1994. The lies are being retold and beefed up in 2014 "radiation is good for you" "real environmentalists love nuclear" and so on …

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Stop and Contain – Reprocessing at Sellafield is Insane

An open letter to Tim Farron.. Dear Tim, Colleagues in the Bristol area have informed us that the third nuclear train this week has just been loaded again today at Bridgwater Station. Every week trains carrying radioactive nuclear waste in flasks from Hinkley Point nuclear power station are loaded in the middle of Bridgwater, right …

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